Josephine Ziherl Cvitkovich

  • "Grandma Josie had a loving heart and a beautiful spirit..."
    - Julie Miller
  • "Geri sorry to hear about your mom passing, We will keep her..."
    - Ronald Reed Sr.
  • "Love you Grandma"
    - Timothy Miller
  • "In loving memory of a wonderful person. Aunt Josie we will..."
    - Ken Balazs

Josephine Cvitkovich (nee Burg) JOLIET, IL /HAMMOND, IN - Josephine Ziherl Cvitkovich, age 95, formerly of Hammond, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, February 10, 2018. She is survived by her children: Veronica (Jeff) Nagel, Bart (Alita) Ziherl, Edward (Olga) Ziherl, Patti (Rich) Miller, Geri (Terry) Campbell and Don (Pam) Cvitkovich; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; sister, Jane Damjanovich and nieces, nephews, great nieces, nephews and friends. Preceded in death by her loving husbands Jerry Ziherl and John Cvitkovich; parents, Nicholas and Katherine Hekele; sister, Nellie (Hans) Armbrust and brother in-law, Luka Damjanovich. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, February 16, 2018 DIRECTLY at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 7137 Arizona Avenue, Hammond (Hessville) with visitation from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the mass at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Charles Mosley celebrant. Burial will follow at St. John Cemetery, Hammond. Josephine was a long time resident of the Calumet area. She was a longtime faithful member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church and a member of the Croatian Fraternal Union. For more information you may call Bocken Funeral Home at (219)-844-1600 or visit us at

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Bocken Funeral Home, Inc.
7042 Kennedy Avenue
Hammond, IN 46323
(219) 844-1600
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Published in The Times on Feb. 14, 2018